• Announcements

    • Bigfoot

      Whatbird Forums Rules   01/08/17

      'Help Me Identify a Bird' rules: When posting a new thread, please: 1. Read the FAQ and forum rules before posting 2. Include the location in your Post when seeking ID 3. Include the date of the sighting 4. Provide a photo or detailed description of the bird Forum rules: By posting in the WhatBird forums you agree to the following board rules: 1. You will be tolerant and respectful of your fellow members 2. You will not spam 3. You will not post sexually explicit, vulgar or racist material 4. You will not advertise or sell products 5. You will not discuss illegal activities 6. You will keep topics of religion and politics to a bare minimum 7. You will not take advantage of chat to break any of the above rules. 8. Members will not discuss homosexuality nor make any comments about others' sexuality. Breaking any of these rules may result in a suspension or a permanent ban from the forums!! Furthermore, anyone who causes continuous dissent and disarray in the forums will be banned as seen fit by the forum moderators under the pretense of "trolling." Gallery photos: Regarding photos in the Whatbird gallery, please keep in mind that the copyright belongs to the person who took the photo. So please do not use any of the Gallery photos without requesting permission from the photographer. Forum Photos: If you use photos other than your own, please place a link to the referenced photo and do not post other photographer's work directly.

Forums

  1. Birding

    1. Help Me Identify a Bird

      Need help identifying a bird? Post it here! Photos Help and please include where and when the photo was taken. When rendering an alternate opinion of an ID, please provide field marks and/or ranges that support your identification. This Forum is for North American Bird Identification.

      585841
      posts
    2. Photo sharing and discussion

      Upload your photos, tell the stories behind them, get comments and discussion from others

      68597
      posts
    3. General/Off Topic Discussion

      Use this forum to discuss any off-topic subjects that don't fit anywhere else.

      91101
      posts
    4. Help Me Identify a United Kingdom/Ireland Bird

      This forum will function like our North America Identify Forum. This Identify Forum will focus on the United Kingdom Birds.

      947
      posts
    5. Help Me Identify a European Bird or other World Bird

      This forum will function like our North America Identify Forum. This Identify Forum will focus on European, South American, and other Countries where there is no other Forum.

      5249
      posts
    6. Birds and Birding

      Use this forum to talk about anything related to Birds and Birding.

      36491
      posts
    7. Birding Trips

      Ask for information here regarding your next birding trip, where to go, what to see... And Why not post the results of your trip.

      10321
      posts
    8. Backyard Birds, Feeders, Food

      Use this forum to discuss anything related to back yard birds, including feeders, seed, how to attract, squirrel protection, etc. Also has hands on reviews and advice about bird feeders, how to buy, what to buy, etc.

      17064
      posts
    9. Birding Books, CDs, Courses & Cool Products

      This forum is for posting and discussing birding books, CDs, courses, new products, particularly high tech stuff.

      1152
      posts
    10. Articles on Birding

      Here you will find articles on birding. You can comment on them if you wish, ask questions, etc.

      1745
      posts
    11. Comments on Specific Birds

      Use this forum to make comments on specific birds from the WhatBird database.

      3938
      posts
  2. Whatbird Big Years

    1. Whatbird Big Year 2017

      This Forum is for reporting bird sightings for 2017 Whatbird Big Year

      124
      posts
    2. Whatbird Big Year 2016

      This Forum is for the Reporting to Whatbird Big Year. 2016

      852
      posts
    3. Whatbird Big Year Reporting Forum 2015

      This Forum is for the Reporting to Whatbird Big Year. 2015

      1555
      posts
  3. iBird Apps for iPhone, iPad etc.

    1. iBird News for Everyone

      This forum covers news of interest to all versions of iBird on all platforms.

      39
      posts
    2. How to Search with iBird

      Tutorials and questions about how to use the iBird app for identifying a bird.

      23
      posts
    3. iBird All Versions Apple

      Use this forum for questions that apply to all Apple versions including iPhone, iPod touch or iPad.

      344
      posts
    4. iBird Pro for iPhone

      Discuss iBird Pro Universal for the iPhone, iPod touch or iPad here.

      515
      posts
    5. iBird Plus for iPhone

      Discuss iBird Plus for iPhone here.

      27
      posts
    6. iBird Backyard Plus for iPhone

      Discuss iBird Backyard Plus for iPhone here.

      8
      posts
    7. New App Ideas

      Where to discuss new ideas for apps

      74
      posts
    8. iBird Journal

      Use this forum to discuss the newest member of our product line: iBird Journal is a checklist app for creating and managing your observations.

      339
      posts
    9. Waite's Guide for iPad

      Everything about Waite's Guide to Birds of America for the iPad.

      117
      posts
    10. iBird Ultimate for iPhone

      This is for comments, questions, remarks and suggestions concerning the newly released NEW App iBird Ultimate.

      60
      posts
    11. iBird Canada for iPhone

      Discuss iBird Canada for iPhone here.

      1
      post
    12. iBird Hawaii for iPhone

      Discuss iBird Hawaii for iPhone here.

      7
      posts
  4. iBird Apps for Android

    1. IMPORTANT ANDROID NEWS

      This forum contains the latest news for all versions of iBird that run on the Android platform including Kindle Fire.

      75
      posts
    2. iBird All Versions Android

      Discuss any version of iBird for Android phones and tablets here.

      509
      posts
    3. Help with Android Droid

      Specifically for users of the Droid series of phones.

      27
      posts
  5. iBird Apps for Windows 8/10

    1. iBird for Windows 8/10 (NEW)

      This forum covers iBird for the new Windows 8/10 desktop, tablet and phone platforms.

      99
      posts
  6. Bird Photography & Birding Optics

    1. Bird Photography

      Use this forum to discuss anything camera related. Settings, lens selection, camera wars, blinds, how to attract birds to photograph, etc. If it has anything to do with cameras and bird photography, post it here.

      8336
      posts
    2. Digital Photo Storage and Management

      Questions, ideas and opinions about the organizing and storing of digital photos

      165
      posts
  7. Wildlife of North America

    1. 5005
      posts
    2. 4848
      posts
    3. 3131
      posts
    4. 975
      posts
    5. 2335
      posts
    6. 717
      posts
    7. 496
      posts
    8. 142
      posts
    9. 584
      posts
    10. 261
      posts
    11. 130
      posts
    12. 178
      posts
    13. 1242
      posts
  8. Off Topic

    1. Community Photo Quiz!

      This quiz is run by the community, any forum member that has a quiz is more than welcome to post it here.

      19166
      posts
    2. Contest with Prizes, Fame, Notoriety

      This is a Monthly Contest. The Contest will be announced on the First of the month, Member Entries of this Contest can be by the 31st. There will be a Voting/Poll to select the best Whatbird Monthly Contest

      161
      posts
  9. WhatBird

    1. Reporting Forums

      When problems are reported they go in this forum.

      1623
      posts
    2. Jobs at Whatbird

      We are looking for people to help us improve our web site and bird database

      24
      posts
    3. Search Tips

      Ideas and tips on using the whatbird parametric search engine.

      24
      posts